The countryside champions

Welcome to the Campaign to Protect Rural England Hampshire. We are a charity dedicated to the needs of the Hampshire community and striving for a beautiful, diverse and living countryside that everyone can value and enjoy.

alton launch event

2015 Countryside Awards

The launch event on 25th March was held at Anstey Junior School in Alton, which won the 2014 ‘Young People’ category for its Community Growing Project. The Southern Co-operative is the lead sponsor...
> Countryside Awards pages
> Launch Press Release
waste of space

Waste of Space Campaign

For years we have promoted redevelopment on brownfield sites rather than greenfield. CPRE's national Waste of Space campaign asked people to identify wasted space in our towns. Over 400 submissions were received...
> Waste of Space > Brownfield first
Save Our Countryside

Sign Our Charter!

Our reformed planning system is not working. The countryside is under threat from 500,000 new homes. We urge you to sign the Save Our Countryside Charter to better protect our countryside and write to your newly elected MP...
> Read more > Latest press release



Our April eNewsletter features a protest song 'Our Field is Singing' by Wicor Primary School to prevent 135 houses being built on a greenfield site in Portchester...
> April eNewsletter
> CPRE SE Bulletins
targeting the countryside

Dysfunctional Planning System

Once again CPRE Hampshire has written to local MPs saying how CPRE's research concludes that the current implementation of the National Planning Policy Framework is putting the countryside at risk...
> Read the letter :: Press release
group news

What's Happening Near You?

We have several active local groups in the county. Their pages have recently (Feb 2015) been updated with their latest news. Find out more about what your local group is doing in your area.
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